In our news wrap Thursday, the Senate voted to block $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the Saudi government's involvement in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi as well as its role in the war in Yemen. President…
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
In North Korea, hunger is pervasive, and medical supplies are inadequate, in part because of U.S. and U.N. sanctions. While China and South Korea are offering humanitarian assistance, U.S. officials fear aid would be usurped by the government rather than…
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Xi's trip to North Korea is the first by a Chinese president in 14 years.
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press
Here's a look at what both countries' leaders may be trying to achieve with the first visit to Pyongyang of a Chinese leader in 14 years.
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press
China's president Xi Jinping will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a visit Thursday and Friday.
Life in North Korea is difficult for outsiders to imagine. A new book attempts to pull back the curtain of opacity as it examines the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, who took over from his dictator father when his older…
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
Officials are able to extort money and other favors from people working at the informal markets by using the threat of arrest and detention, a U.N. report indicates.
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, publicly disagreeing with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. During a joint news conference with Abe, Trump said, “all I know is that there have been…
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including which Democrats are eligible to participate in debates so far, enthusiasm vs. electability for Joe Biden and other candidates…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser , President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him.
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